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Friday, April 21

REAL ART TACOMA: Cheap Sweat, Stamps, Sprism, Mop (alternative) 8 p.m., $7, AA
B SHARP COFFEE: “Something to Tell” (story telling open mic) 7 p.m., NC, AA
G. DONNALSON'S: Bill & Denny's Little Big Band (jazz, blues) 7:30 p.m., NC, AA
GREAT AMERICAN CASINO: Sonic Funk (dance) 9 p.m., NC
JAZZBONES: Champagne Sunday and Kim Archer (pop, folk, blues, soul) 9 p.m., $10
KEYS ON MAIN: Dueling pianos, 9 p.m., NC
LIFT BRIDGE COFFEE: Squeak & Squawk fundraiser with Pig Snout, Trees and Timber, Coma Figura, Scorn Dog (indie-rock, power pop) 6 p.m., $7, AA
LOUIE G'S: Midnight Rambler, Body Electric (Rolling Stones, Rush tribute) 8 p.m.,… Read Full Story

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Lakewood Playhouse presents classic absurdist spoof

Deep into its 78th season of main stage shows, Lakewood Playhouse has opened a production of Tom Stoppard’s 1966 absurdist comedy, “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead.” The play takes two minor characters from William Shakespeare’s masterpiece “Hamlet” and features them as anti-heroes in a convoluted series of dialogues that deal with various facets of the existentialist conundrum. Having found themselves in a peculiar, limbo-like place, the two seem perplexed as to where they are, who they are and why they are. Via a series of scenarios, colored by humor (ranging from slapstick to highly refined wit), Rosencrantz and Guildenstern… Read Full Story

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Joffrey Ballet Scholarship Award

The Joffrey Ballet recently conducted a master class in University Place at Dance Theatre Northwest for area dancers. In addition, auditions were held for the Joffrey Ballet summer intensive programs. Two DTNW Jr. Dance Ensemble members, 13-year-old Emma Young and 15-year-old Oceana Thunder, were awarded dance scholarships to the Joffrey Ballet School New York summer intensive. Both dancers performed leading roles in DTNW’s holiday performances of "Nutcracker" and will be featured in upcoming seasonal community service outreach performances.Read Full Story

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‘Arts are Education’

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